Remember when stenciled-to-perfection “Instagram eyebrows” were the craziest brow trend on social media? Simpler times. Over the course of the past 12 months, Instagram eyebrows evolved into lightning bolts, Nike swoosh, rainbows, until the high priestess of beauty trends Huda Kattan replaced her eyebrows with McDonald’s arches. Ahead, the 11 most batsh*t crazy eyebrows of 2017.
The lightning bolt brow sent shockwaves through the Instagram beauty community in early September.
Boxed brows were very trendy in early 2017, but it’s important to note that makeup artists didn’t invent the style. Rapper Big Daddy Kane debuted the look in the early ‘90s and with nostalgia for the decade so hot this year, it’s no surprise even the eyebrow game was affected.
Those crafting scissors from elementary school could be a reference.
Blame Game of Thrones, blame Steve Harrington, blame whoever, but the feathered dragon brow needs to be left in ’17.
Making Roy G. Biv proud since 2017.
Imagine having brows so thick and luscious you could braid them. While this look owes more to photoshop than brow artistry, the inspiration is there.
Brows that can dunk on you.
Meghan Markle just sent this to her royal makeup artist.
You versus the brows she told you not to worry about.
The brows that you get when you adopt Dory’s strategy: just keep filling, just keep filling, just keep filling.
Huda Kattan made McDonald’s brows in response to the brow madness on Instagram. “We created this new brow trend where I removed all my makeup and eyebrows, and I literally drew the most ridiculous arch that went into my forehead, and I’m like, ‘Guys this is the new brow trend,’” says Kattan.